TV Critic

Matthew Gilbert

Matthew Gilbert is the TV critic at the Boston Globe. Before that, he covered books and movies for the Globe, as well as celebrity and author interviews. He has written for Slate and Esquire.com and was the managing editor of the Boston Review. His book “Off the Leash: A Year at the Dog Park” was published by St. Martin’s Press in 2014.

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TV Critic’s Corner

The Menendez case, ‘Law & Order’-style

By , Globe Staff

Called “Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders,” the eight-episode series takes on a blockbuster real-life case covered excessively by Court TV.

TV Critic’s Corner

Therapy in two minutes on ‘Shrink’

By , Globe Staff

Among the artists who share their experiences in the first season: Sarah Silverman, Gary Shteyngart, Susan Orlean, Lena Dunham, and Natasha Lyonne.

TV Critic’s Corner

Bill Clinton’s novel-to-be has TV written all over it

By , Globe Staff

The former president and author James Patterson are collaborating on a thriller that Showtime plans to adapt into a series.

Fall TV Preview

Sexy, savvy, and full of laughs: 8 new TV shows not to miss

By , Globe Staff

From a ‘Will & Grace’ update to a Margaret Atwood adaptation, these new shows have promise.